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Descriptor English: Concentration Camps
Descriptor Spanish: Campos de Concentración
Descriptor Portuguese: Campos de Concentração
Descriptor French: Camps de concentration
Entry term(s): Camp, Concentration
Camp, Death
Camp, Internment
Camps, Concentration
Camps, Death
Camps, Internment
Concentration Camp
Death Camp
Death Camps
Internment Camp
Internment Camps
Tree number(s): I01.880.604.787.358
J03.200
SP9.020.060.020.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003209
Scope note: A place where large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution.
Annotation: specify geographic location if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PRISONS 1975-90
Online Note: search PRISONS 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under PRISONS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 3233
Unique ID: D003209
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/02/25
Concentration Camps - Preferred
Concept UI M0004983
Scope note A place where large numbers of people, especially political prisoners or members of persecuted minorities, are deliberately imprisoned in a relatively small area with inadequate facilities, sometimes to provide forced labor or to await mass execution.
Preferred term Concentration Camps
Entry term(s) Camp, Concentration
Camps, Concentration
Concentration Camp
Internment Camps - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000676737
Preferred term Internment Camps
Entry term(s) Camp, Internment
Camps, Internment
Internment Camp
Death Camps - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000676738
Preferred term Death Camps
Entry term(s) Camp, Death
Camps, Death
Death Camp



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